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The position: Marketing analytics manager at Blackboard (Stock Quote: BBBB)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Job duties: Will be accountable for defining and delivering a marketing analysis strategy. Will work across the marketing organization and with key stakeholders to track important metrics and help define strategies and tactics to meet goals. Serves as the central data expert for marketing. Prepares specific analytical deliverables, including reports, presentations and models. Identifies cutting edge business intelligence strategies, technology and software. Collaborates with the IT group on the enterprise-wide business intelligence initiative.

The company: Blackboard is a provider of enterprise learning software applications and related services.

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Requirements: This role requires a bachelor's degree in statistics, math, computer science or economics. An MBA or advanced degree is a plus. Applicants must have at least four years of experience in marketing analytics, along with demonstrated proficiency in database design concepts, data modeling and segmentation structuring. Superior analytical and problem-solving skills are a must, and the candidate should have a sound understanding of business intelligence concepts, data warehousing and solutions, plus prior implementation experience using BI tools such as Business Objects. The role requires strong project management and coordination skills, and knowledge of Crystal Reports, PeopleSoft or is also plus.

Extra perks: Blackboard offers life insurance, disability insurance and emergency travel assistance. There is also parking reimbursement, emergency backup childcare and employee discounts on company services.

Interesting info: Each year, the company "adopts" an education-related charity for fundraising and volunteer events.

Other opportunities: Blackboard has several openings for software engineers and technical managers. The company also needs a public relations manager, an architect and a technical consulting director. There are also openings in the Netherlands and Australia.

How to apply: Apply online.

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